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they should get out of our way. they are enemies of the state. >> welcome to london airport in istanbul. as competition hots up for u.k. passengers, we head for the gateway to asia. >> underground, your nation -- [inaudible] >> and we look forward on the plastic pollution-killing wildlife across the world. scientists are studying the effects on marine createures. -- creatures. hello. the french army has made significant gains this week against mali rebels. but the job is far from over. vast sways of northern mali need to be secured in the long-term if peace is to be achieved. our reporter was there earlier in the week to look at the militias being trained by the malian army to restore order and found out whether they'll be out for revenge. >> ready to die for their country. these young men are preparing to go home. called children the -- called the children of the land, they're a militia made up largely of ref i have jis from northern mali. as forces retake the region from islamist and separatist rebels, their job will be to go in behind and deal with the new threat. the danger now, say
londoners are changing their minds about germans. we first turn to the struggle for democracy in egypt. again, supporters of the opposition are being killed exactly two years after the bloody revolution that toppled dictator hosni mubarak. at the time, egyptia enthusiastically ushered in a new era, but the new president has since left many people deeply disappointed. some egyptians are downright worried beethat under the muslim brotherhood, the country has moved even further from democracy. one blogger is one of those who openly criticizes the new government, but he had to leave egypt to be able to do so. >> the market square is a popular tourist destination. usually, it is filled with people strolling through, taking pictures of st. mary's church, but not everyone carrying a camera here today is on holiday. kareem is not a taurus. he is a 28-will blog your -- 28- year-old logger -- blogger from egypt. the city offered him refuge for one year. the idea was to give him some breathing room and time to feel safe again. his first impressions involved pigeons like these. >> it is not like t
that of richard iii. >> let's go to london and speak to al jazeera. how and why did the scientists carry out these tests think that could be the skeleton of richard iii? >> it has been anymore -- an amazing piece of his tour ago detective work. the stories get -- go back 500 years. his body was slung over a horse from the bladder field -- from the battlefield, taken back to what became the city of leister -- leicester. there are all sorts of speculation about whether his body had been slung into a river by his enemies or whether it had been buried under a church. that is long since gone. it is now the social services, the local social services carpark. historians believe that there was this possibility that his skeleton may still be there. they started to excavate about a year ago. they have employed all the modern techniques that we are used to seeing in television dramas these days -- forensics, dna, carbon dating, and other ways in which they can establish that they have got their man, as it were. and they found a skeleton. they found the school. they found the injuries. they were able to
announces his plans for the future of the country after cancer surgery. london fashion week is now in full swing. we will be seeing what is in this year. hello, welcome. david cameron says that the u.k. can forge one of the great partnerships of the 21st century with india. this is his hope as he begins his trade mission. john joins us live from mumbai. there he is. what kind of a profile is this? >> david cameron is hoping that he would get a high-profile welcome to the gateway of india behind me. there hoping that this will be a huge increase in british trade. even the chief executive. david cameron has a clear mission, he wants to double the trade that takes place between britain and india but point to 15. that is what this is huge cast of characters already in talks with business groups throughout all sectors. from retail to banking, they are hoping to do some business while they're here. >> it is no more than two years since david cameron was last in india. while his task remains the same, the drumbeat is growing by an urgency. the prime minister is on track to double his trade with i
succeed. >> the book of mormon is now playing in london. it was a hit on broadway, but what will they make of it across the atlantic? today, it was revealed that pope benedict will retain his honorific title of his holiness nd be known as pope emeritus after he advocates. -- abdicates. when global events this really is, the resignation of a pope. it has not happened for 600 years. the whole place is swarming with foreign tv crews. theally, the audience of pope is a relatively low-key affair. but interest in attending wednesday's event was so great that they had to move it. there are thousands of shares already laid out. 35,000 people have already booked tickets to attend. and that number is expected to grow. intense interest not only around the world, but here in rome as well. because the pope is also the bishops in rome. i'm standing at the moment on the territory of the italian republic. this ground is italy. on the other side of this fence, it is the independent state of the vatican city. we are not allowed to take our cameras. you get a sense of the separations that are already under w
not add up. it is -- >> it is 12:00 noon here, 7:00 a.m. in london, and in south africa different stories have been appearing in court. he broke down crying after hearing the story of the premeditated murder of his girlfriend. the prosecutor told the court that he had got up from bed, put on his prosthetic legs, walked to the bathroom and shot his crow friend through the door. with the latest details, here is naomi. >> oscar pistorius was in court today. the pair lived decathlete sobbed into his hands as he listened to the arguments about whether he should get bail. prosecutors gave more detail of what they say happened last night. they'll age that -- they allege that he woke up, put on his prosthetic leg, and fired his gun to the bathroom door. of the four shots, three hit his girlfriend. the defense lawyers declare that the shooting was accidental. meanwhile is a state of mourning in the postal -- coastal town of port elizabeth. the deceased's family spoke briefly after the funeral. >> at a certain point, we were smiling as we remembered her. because we only have good memories of her. i
slightly cooler air. looking at a top temperature in london and paris of 6 degrees. it will not feel more at all. some of the unsettled water in europe -- unsettled weather still in europe. we will still see some rain in algeria through friday. the main system edging towards the east now. a few more showers in tunisia and into the northern parts of libya and towards egypt. for most of us in egypt, through friday, it should be dry. but you will notice the wind picking up. farther east, it's largely fine for many of us in the middle east. there's wet weather worki >> good to have you with us. the top stories. the latest pictures from tunisia showed a homecoming of the assassinated opposition leader and shokri belaid. the opposition and ruling party denied involvement in his murder. it has rejected the dissolution of parliament amount by the prime minister. a yearlong inquiry by australia 's top criminal investigation unit has found widespread doping and possible match fixing in. professional in it has also exposed links to organized crime and raise the possibility of match fixing. to syria,
the two nations. we'll have the latest on his trip from dehli. >> and it's still london's fashion week, yes, strutting its stuff, but how luxury brands are faring. we talk to ceo angela aarons. we'll hear from her later in the show. >>> and taking the positive u.s. housing numbers from the nhab numbers. we'll be in new york with analysis at 11:45 cet. >> the italian election race is heating up. there is less than a week before voters head to the polls. comedian turns politician beppe grillo, in fact, is owes closing in on sylvia berlusconi for second place. official polls can no longer be published. the private polls seen by reuter s suggest mario monti may, in fact b with be something of a spoiler. >> and the election largely coming down to five key candidates. the front-runner is bersani. he's the leader of the center left pd party, calling for growth measures alongside monte's plan. sylvia berlusconi is threatening to make a political comeback despite corruption scandals. we've mentioned the comedian beppe grillo. at the same time, the former caretaker mario monti, he's been struggl
's with us from our london bureau tonight. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. secretary kerry's maiden voyage almost went off course because of a problem no one has been able to solve. syria. from breakfast, at number 10 with the prime minister. >> quite a long tour. >> well, it's the beginning. thank you. thank you for being the first leg of it. >> a traditional breakfast. to set you on your way. >> reporter: to dinner in berlin. the new secretary of state's first day on the road was dominated by a war thousands of miles away. sunday, syrian rebels shot down a government helicopter. but the assad regime still outguns the rebels. raining scuds on to civilians in aleppo on friday. with russia arming assad, rebel leaders threatened to boycott a team meeting with kerry later this week to protest the u.s. and europe's refusal to arm them. >> at this stage, isn't it time to revisit that policy? >> with a new secretary of state at a beginning moment of the second term of president obama, when he himself has expressed concerns about it, this moment is ripe for us to be consider
's 12:00 noon here in london. 7:00 a.m. in washington and 1:00 p.m. in the hague where officials say they have unearthed football match-fixing on a scale not seen before. the european police organization stays scam involves millions in bribeds and a crime syndicate based in asia. it results in some high-profile matches including the champions league. >> among the 380 or so suspicious matches identified in this case, they are qualification matches for the european league football championships, two u.a. champions league matches including one played in england and several top-flight matches in the european national league. in addition another 300 suspicious matches were identified outside europe in africa, asia and south and central america. so this is match-fixing activity on a scale not seen before involving hundreds of criminals and corrupted officials and players affecting hundreds of matches and generating very large amounts of elicit profits. it is also the work of a sophisticated international crime syndicate. based in asia and working with criminal facilitators around europe.
. they will be meeting in moscow this weekend to thrash it out. london, 7:00y in in the morning in washington, 2:00 p.m. in pretoria, south africa. olympic and paralympic at least oscar pistorius, the double amputee, has appeared in court and been charged with murder. he broke down in tears as prosecutors announced they would pursue a charge of premeditated murder. his lawyers described him as being in an extremely traumatized state of mind. we have this report from our correspondent richard galpin. >> hiding his face from the cameras, oscar pistorius day is to be a police van taken to court. the global sporting legend facing a day of reckoning after his girlfriend or shot dead. inside, the courtroom was packed with people waiting to see what would happen when he appeared before a magistrate. it was a dramatic moment. he looked extremely tense. he was formally charged with murder and broke down in tears. he said nothing. the shooting took place at his home in this closely guarded housing estate in the early hours of thursday want, valentine's day. the woman he is accused of murdering was his girlfrie
declines down from the open sharply right now. we are seeing london's ftse 100 lower by 1.6%. we have declines of almost 1.9% for the frankfurt market. paris' cac40 losing 1.8%, 3,642. moving on to what happened in asia, share prices also fell across the board. china's plan to curb property purchases fueled negative sentiment as well. shanghai really leading the decliners here today, that was down almost 3%. hong kong's shares fell 1.7%. the nikkei seeing a decline of 1.4%. and that was on the slight reversal of the weak yen that we saw. speaking of currencies, here's what's going on right now. we have dollar/yen little changed right now. we are seeing a bit of strength, though, actually for the japanese yen in london trading. investors remain caution ahead of the government's proposed candidate for the next bank of japan governor. possibly next week we are seeing dollar/yen at 93.10. the euro has been losing a bit of ground as well against the yen. traders are waiting for the results of the general election in italy this weekend. it's now at 122.73. >>> well, good news for gamers tod
a house in london, his mother decorated and churchill at the dining room at the back of the house. they employed a coke, two made and about their. roy jenkins, a very good biographer set of churchill, quote, he was not good at bilateral conversation but with the table he could also be brilliant. if i could dine with stalin once a week there would be no trouble, churchill said. the british and commonwealth countries had been at war for over a year. when pearl harbor was attacked churchill knew that the u.s. would be at war and wanted to assure that america would not concentrate on fighting japan first instead of hitler in europe. churchill at once decided to travel to washington to meet with roosevelt and move into the white house for three weeks. was this the beginning of the special relationship? perhaps. now the british have a formidable ally. winter chill lived with roosevelt and white house sharing every meal but not breakfast they agreed among other things to establish a combined chief of staff. military staff from each of the services would work together with their counterpa
at the london hotels, which guest lists, amendment wine lists, many letters from churchill complain about overbilling, thank this friends for gifts and arranging generous tips for the hotel waiter, all in the archives, all set out in my book. i have produced many of the menus in my book. in case any of you want to try to duplicate one of to two of them at a special party. the wine list might be harder to replicate since so many decade have passed. i also noted his musical choices should you be in the mood to hire a band for your party, your churchill party. i wrote about all of this because they shed light on the care churchill took to make these meals productive, to sell his policies. they also show how he his staff struggled to meet his requirements in such places as tehran, casa blanca and yalta. i describe his choice of and use of cigars cigars to prolong aftn are discussions much research told me what he ate and what he drink and with whom and how he interreacted with staff and the british people during the war. somehow my hero turned to reality. a human being with definite reaction
on the food he served. in addition, i found hundreds of bills for dinners he gave at the london hotels, the ritz and the savoy. with guest lists, amended wine lists. many letters from churchill complaining about overbilling, thanking fizz friends for gift -- his friends for gifts of food and wines all in the archives, all set out in my book. i have produced many of the menus in my book in case any of you want to try to duplicate one or two of them at a special party at home. the wine lists might be harder for you to replicate since so many decades have passed since churchill placed his orders. i have also noted his musical choices should you be in the mood to hire a band for your party, your churchill party. i wrote about all of this because they shed light on the care churchill took to make these meals productive, to sell his policies. they also show how his staff struggle today meet his requirements in -- struggled to meet his requirements in such remote places as tehran and yalta. i describe his choice of and use of cigars to prolong after-dinner discussions. my research told me wha
to have that prized aaa rating but no more. >> nina is in london to talk about what has happened here. what is the big concern? is it the debt? >> yeah. in one word, it really is here. the uk government has done an awful lot since this coalition government came back to rein in spending, and scale back the deficit but what we have learned as of last week is that the country isn't managing to cut back on its borrowing as much as quickly as it had hoped. as you said before, moody's, one of the three major credit ratings agency, has taken away that coveted crown of aaa rating. a lot of people are expecting standard & poor's and fitch to follow suit sometime soon. >> when we talk about what it actually means, i mean, there are those certainly in the government saying, yeah, no big deal. it's not going to change how we run the economy. but is that what people are saying there? i mean, what are you hearing? higher interest rates are going to play in here? >> what many economists in london will tell you is that obviously these ratings agencies had given an indication they're already earmarkin
've seen -- what was it, the bruin london pack is deepening. so in some ways, it seems as though it's deepening. just a bit of news here following the discussion we had with stephane just a few minutes ago. the french finance ministry is now saying the state is not -- it's taking a stake in peugeot. it's not on the agenda. peugeot shares are down about 2% currently on the cac 40. it says an asset write-down doesn't mean it needs a capital boost, that the write-down doesn't affect its solvability or liquidity and that the probabilities pursue a recovery plan. all of this coming out of the french government is ironic in the first place. now you can see shares falling almost 275%, ross. clearly there is some hope that there would be a benefit here or help from the government without necessarily nationalizing, but they say their priority is to strengthen the gm alliance. we'll keep an eye on gm shares and see if they want to move it along. >> so no stake at the moment, according to french government. meanwhile, the world's fastest main, usain bolt could be ready to end his uk competitio
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are live in london as secretary of state john kerry kicks off his first overseas trip, but his debut on the world stage is already facing a challenge over how to deal with syria. as rebel leaders threaten to boycott a key meeting this week in rome. >> mr. secretary, why should the syrian opposition leaders want to meet in rome or at other international meetings given the fact that they have not gotten the help they've sought? >> they should come and meet because, in fact, countries have been helping them and because we are precisely meeting to determine how to help president assad change the calculation on the ground. >> and with only four days before automatic budget cuts, the sequester, the new secretary of state tries to reassure u.s. embassy employees. >> i will do everything in my power to go to capitol hill and persuade my colleagues of the vitality, criticality of everything we're doing here. >> in washington president obama is increasing the pressure speaking just now to the nation's governors. >> here's the thing. these cuts do not have to happen. congress can turn them off
building. we are talking about the latest addition to the london skyline. visitors piled in to see the ribbon cutting on the building once described as an intergalactic sphere. while the platform might only be 240 four meters high, it still offers an unbeatable view of the london skyline. tickets will cost 30 euros apiece. that is all for us from now, but the news continues, so do stay with us. [speaking new language -- foreign language] ex what is red is the color of blood and the color of love, and it is also the favorite color for both of them, on a special day of history and storytelling , the number is,, married in most famous battle of the second world war, -- commemorating the most famous battle of the second world war, stalingrad. the 86-year-old veteran cannot forget those terrible weeks. >> i am russian myself. i family still lives in volgograd, as stalingrad is known today. to mark the anniversary, i am accompanied the veteran and his friends to the important memorials, where hitler's army was annihilated in 1943. it was the turning point of the second world war and rema
continues to recover, today the taliban are the focus of talks in london between the leaders of pakistan and afghanistan. the goal is to create a more stable environment for when nato forces leave afghanistan in 2014. the mission is to get the taliban to negotiate peace, but what are the chances? >> 12 years into a war that has cost 440 british lives, the prime minister invited the leaders of both afghanistan and pakistan to talk about the threats facing them all. >> the united kingdom will continue to stand firmly behind both countries as they work together to bring peace and stability to the region. finally, the progress we have achieved today sends a very clear message to the taliban. now is the time for everyone to participate in a peaceful political process in afghanistan. >> as british troops prepared to withdraw from afghanistan and handoff to afghan forces, intense combat like this is rare now. the military believe they have done their job and that this insurgency, like all others, needs a political solution. >> the clock is ticking. we have until the end of 2014, maybe not as lo
just received news that the bill has passed in parliament. let's go live to our correspondent in london, who is following the vote in parliament for us. what was the majority? >> it has really only just been passed -- 400 for the bill and 155 against it, which is quite a lot against it. most would have voted for the bill, but a large portion, really, of the conservative party have voted against it. >> ok, now, where is the political upset in all of this for the prime minister, for david cameron? some say that this vote could leave a legacy of bitterness within his own conservative party. >> well, yes, definitely. one british paper actually made an interesting comment and said the conservative party has had decades of being divided over europe and now david cameron has found an entirely new subject to split the party. humor aside, it has really been a struggle between traditionalists and modernizers. traditionalists have been quite vocal. one mp promoting the merciless prison of equality and another saying that he fears for the future of the children, but unlike the debate on europe, dav
contention. of course, in the london market, around about 18% of the london market cap is made up of russian companies because they're not sure about the quality of the investor base in russia to, obviously, have those listings. now, i spoke earlier to yevgenni , the head of the moscow inter bank exchange. it had its ipo just over an hour ago. it's trading just above the issue price of 55 rubles. and i spoke to the ceo about some of these key issues and about getting international investors excited about investing in an ipo here in russia or hong kong. let's listen in. >> the importance is for our business going forward because we come and speak with our clients and say, listen, you can do a sizable ipo on the exchange. we want to go out there and demonstrate it ourselves that we can go and raise half a billion dollars. it's a good saturday start. >> what has the international community been like? >> it has been predominantly good in judicial names. >> when i look at russian companies, i know that now roughly around about 18% of the listing market cap on the london market, for instance. why
not conceded a goal in competitive place since mid-december, but london is promising passion on the pitch as the gunners pursue their last chance in the season to end a trophy trout stretching all the way back to 2005. >> unlike bayern munich, and now only have the champions league title to play for. out of the cup and out of contention in the english premier league, they need a big performance against the bavaria's to quiet the critics. >> of course, we will try to score goals. but we tried to go forward and tried to score goals. >> in london, they are hoping to continue their solid season. >> of course, the champions league is something special. the best teams in europe compete in it, so the play is at a much higher level than in the bundesliga, depending on the circumstances, of course. >> there's always this second leg. in three weeks time in munich. >> it has been years in the coming, but soccer is finally on the brink of a revolution. goal line technology has been cleared for usage during this year's confederations cup in brazil as a dress rehearsal for the 2014 world cup when it wi
were on show in london last night. they are britain's version of the grammys. >> there was lots of music to be heard, of course, and plenty of awards given out. some of the biggest ones went to a rising star from scotland. >> she has had a standout year. she has topped the charts and closed the london olympics. now she has shown that the brits, grabbing best female solo artist and best album, but she says she is a very unlikely pop star. >> this is an album i wrote because i did not have the confidence to say these things in person. >> ben howard has also taken him two gongs. he won best male , and best man when to mumford and sons. adele won best single. she kept her speech brief after being cut off last year for talking too much. >> i love you all. thank you so, so much. >> the brits are an annual celebration of the best of british. now, riding high around the world, reason enough to put on a bash. chemical elvis. >> a lot of anti gravity hairdos' there. see you next time. - captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
of oscar pistorius been holed up for murder charges? >> absolutely. the london olympics, the story of inclusion. you have this young man who was born without legs or had been amputated and the thought that parauld be part of the olympics and also the london games but what a message of inclusion for everyone in the world. to see this story yet, it is awful. >> what has been the repercussions in the sporting world? >> disbelief. combined with the fact the realization once again, tiger woods, lance armstrong, that we do not know these people. so many fans cheer and a look at them as role models and kids believe in them, if this is not the ultimate wake-up call, we do not know them. we have no idea who they are. we should be careful who we cheer for. >> hasn't always been like this? has there been this idealization of sports figures? the intent celebrity culture that surrounds them? >> we are at the peak of that. it is a great question. we have never seen adulation at a higher peak simply because of the internet. game, almost every every practice of your favorite team or athlete. we kn
largest economy. we'll get a live report from london. first, a stand off from washington. $85 billion in spending cuts on friday. sound familiar? president obama and republicans have plenty to say. still just not saying it to each other. despite this so-called crisis, the two sides haven't spoken directly this week and have yet to meet face-to-face this calendar year. they plan to push the plans. john boehner rules autothe possibility of new taxes. >> i stand by those commitments to make the reforms for smart spending cuts. but we also need republicans to adopt the same approach to tax reform that speaker boehner championed two months ago. >> the president says we have to have another tax increase to avoid the sequester. well, mr. president, you got your tax increase. it's time to cut spending here in washington. instead of using our military men and women as campaign props, the president was serious, he would sit down with harry reid and begin to address our problems. >> the president will be in newport news today to discuss the local economy, particularly military spending. the pres
. we're seeing gains in london of about .4%. frankfurt dax is down a quarter of a pennsylvania and paris cac lower. a senior official of the international monetary fund has expressed a report for japan's economic policies but expressed a need for the country to take steps to rein in fiscal health. the finance minister met visiting imf managing director david lipton here in tokyo. he briefed him on the government's policies. he explained about the recent joint statement between the government and central bank. that statement seat 2% inflation target. he also referred to a supplementary budget plan which has a stimulus worth $100 billion. finance ministry officials said he understood them and said they were necessary. the meeting came amid concerns voiced by germany and other countries opinion they are saying japan's policies could be intended to guide the yen lower. >>> two major japanese automakers have revised their profits. mazda motors says it expects to post $480 million in operating profit up 80% when you calculate it in yen from its previous estimate. mazda's president is
as they tended to run out of some fresh cues. we have a mixed picture developing. london's ftse 100 is lower by .2%. gains for the frankfurt market up by .1%. paris cac losing .1%. japan did not post gains. a strong overnight performance in new york. south korean markets there outperformed the region. benchmark kospi up 1.5%. had a weaker yuan. investors welcomed record earnings results from one of the country's top banks. we'll see what happened with the nikkei down more than a percent today as the recent weakness of the yen reversed a bit. speaking of currencies we're seeing the $has been losing a bit of ground against the yen although has backed up a little bit today. dollar/yen at 93.65. many market players have been buying the yen after a group of seven financial authorities gave a statement on tuesday. they view the statement as indicating a concern about excessive moves in the japanese currency after overseas media reported a comment from an anonymous g7 official. terms of euro yen that's changing hands right now at 126.25. major japanese casual clothing store one glow is making inroa
factories and cut jobs. ♪ >> it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, 1:00 in the afternoon in italy, where the pope received a lengthy ovation at his first appearance after announcing his resignation. he repeated what he told cardinals on monday, that he simply did not have the strength to continue his duties. adam johnson is in the vatican for us and joins us now. quite a moving experience for those present? >> indeed. we are here in rome at the start of a fortnight, the likes of which catholic churches have not seen in the modern history, where worshipers around the world will effectively be saying goodbye to pope benedict. and he will be carrying out all of his schedule appointments during that time at the moment but he leaves the vatican this evening as of the last day of this month, and the first of those on schedule appointments, just off the square the you see behind me. >> his first appearance since he shocked the world with his resignation. this was his regularly scheduled weekly audience. the vatican insists that it will be business as usual, but nothing here is as usual n
waiting to see developments at the group of 20 meeting. right now we got london lower by .10%. paris cac 40 is down by the .10%. asian shares ended pretty mixed. europe's poor growth data dented sentiment. nikkei declined 1.2%. australia losing just a fraction after reaching the highest level in 4 1/2 years just on thursday. south korea's kospi holding ground. the benchmark index added almost a .10% at the close. moving on to currencies now the yen is keeping it's upward momentum against other major skrins ahead of the g-20. dollar/yen is 92.62. why are youo yen is squatted at 123. >> tepco will cover a short fall stemming from the halted operations at the nuclear power plant in fukushima. 50 companies are taking part in the bidding process. the firms that win will begin supplying a total of 1.6 million kilowatts of power between 2019 and 2021. this amount will be equal to the power generation from two nuclear power plants. tepco made it a condition that the bidding price would be below about 10 cents per one kilowatt per hour. coal fire thermal powered plants will be favored candidates
kerry is in london on his first trip abroad as secretary of state. he's going to be visiting nine countries in the next 11 days. margaret brennan is traveling with the secretary. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, norah, from windy london. secretary kerry is beginning his tour here in europe but the focus is the middle east where state department officials say the u.s. and europe are more strategically aligned than ever to pressure london to abandon its nuclear program and to isolate syrian president assad. kerry's efforts to broker a political transition in syria is already faltering. the syrian opposition is threatening to boycott a meeting with him this week and they've already canceled an upcoming trip to the u.s. they're under severe pressure to get more support from the international community, but the u.s. and europe refuse to provide them with military aid. secretary kerry sent his top envoy to the region yesterday to try to persuade them to meet with him in rome on thursday. >> margaret brennan, thanks. >>> this year's daytona 50
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